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Southwestern Info. Day

SWOMSPA INFORMATION MEETING AGENDA

Community Bible Church 100 Meadow Creek Drive Ilderton, Ontario

Wednesday, January 11th, 2023

8:45 a.m. – Registration - Dealer Displays

9:20 a.m. – Welcome - Adoption of Agenda - Minutes of 2021-2022 - SWOMSPA Financial report 2022

9:40 a.m. – OMSPA Update (Frank Heerkens) - Governance and strategic plan - Membership Input / Discussion - Member vote on strategic plan - Summer Tour

10:20 a.m. – OMAFRA Update (Jenny Liu) - Maple substitutes - Invasive Species plants/insects - Updates from OMAF

11:00 a.m. – OMSPA Events (Bill Vandenberg) - Maple Weekend - Fall in love with Maple - Maple Judging School

11:15 a.m. – Election of Directors

11:30 a.m. – Dealer Presentation

12:00 p.m. – Lunch

1:00 p.m. – Paul Renaud - Climate Change - Carbon Credits - Carbon Neutral/Negative

1:40 p.m. – Chad Jakeman - Large scale maple sugar - Markets and demand for pure maple sugar

2:00 p.m. – Producer panel on cooling and storing sap

2:30 p.m. – CDL Master E Evaporator


For questions please contact Nelson McLachlan: 519-318-1260, nelson.mclachlan@isp.ca


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